Saturday 5 May 1928
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jacques Médecin and Pal Sarkozy.
Across to Singapore, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 May 1928
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1928 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Jacques Médecin: French politician, a member of the Gaullist RPR, he served as mayor of the city of Nice from 1966 to 1990.
- Pal Sarkozy
- Pierre Schoendoerffer: French film director, screenwriter, writer, war reporter, war cameraman, renowned First Indochina War veteran, and cinema academician.
- Nora Denney: American actress (d. 2005).
- Antoine Poncet: French sculptor, who took part in the 1956 Venice Biennale.
- Richard Schaal: American actor and screenwriter (d. 2014).